Politicians and journalists habitually say, condescendingly, that environmental campaigners are unrealistic in our demands. The problem is not that we are unrealistic. The problem is that we have read the science and are operating with a different understanding of what is realistic. The response to covid has demonstrated that what is politically and economically unrealistic… Continue reading Let’s be realistic
How we can heed Covid-19 and realise a sustainable, sufficient and resilient future for all?
Steve Gwynne For me, the central basis of a sustainable, sufficient and resilient future is to manage the gdp size of the global economy so that it remains well within the global safe operating space. This I imagine could be measured and monitored using an adapted version of the Doughnut economic model whereby GDP size… Continue reading How we can heed Covid-19 and realise a sustainable, sufficient and resilient future for all?
This Pandemic as an Opening for a Care-Full Radical Transformation
We are delighted to republish this piece, collaboratively written by roughly 40 scholars and activists affiliated with the Feminisms and Degrowth Alliance (FaDA), a network that aims at making feminist reasoning an integral part of degrowth. More information about FADA in the endnote. Collaborative Feminist Degrowth: Pandemic as an Opening for a Care-Full Radical Transformation… Continue reading This Pandemic as an Opening for a Care-Full Radical Transformation
Summary of responses to the degrowthUK survey
Thank you to everyone who took the time to respond to the survey. The thoughts that we gathered here will be extremely helpful as a base from which to decide about the future directions of our emerging network! I wanted to take a moment to summarise some of the main responses to the survey, so that… Continue reading Summary of responses to the degrowthUK survey